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AICCU Day In the Capitol 2014

March 27, 2014

AICCU Day In the Capitol 2014

On March 11 AICCU hosted its annual AICCU Day in the Capitol—t …

AICCU Education Doctoral Day

February 28, 2014

AICCU Education Doctoral Day

On February 13, Education doctoral students and faculty from Loyola Marymount University and Brandman University participated in the AICCU Education Doctoral Day in the Capitol. AICCU invited expert speakers who discussed their role in education policymaking including their organization’s policy and budget priorities for the year. Speakers included Assembly Member Joan Buchanan, Chair of the Assembly Edu …

January 10, 2014

AICCU Statement on Governor Brown’s Proposed 2014-15 Budget

Statement Regarding Governor Brown’s Proposed 2014-15 Budget Release
Related to the Cal Grant Program
Kristen Soares, President, Association of Independent California Colleges & Universities
January 9, 2014
California Governor Jerry Brown’s budget for fiscal year 2014-15 has been released, and while it includes positive news for many aspects of the state budget, it represents a severe oversight of cuts pending for California’s financially needy students attending the nonprofit sector of higher education. Unfortunately, these cuts will work against the Governor’s objectives of increasing the number of baccalaureate degrees in the state, closing the achievement gap in higher education and getting student through in 4-years.
We are disappointed to see that Governor Brown’s 20 …

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